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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Vacancy PhD student Music Retrieval, Utrecht

 Vacancy PhD student Music Retrieval

The department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University
is looking for a PhD-student music retrieval for the project "C-Minor"
(Cognition-based Music Information Notation-Oriented Retrieval).

The objective of this project is to develop algorithms for cognition and
perception based music retrieval from large collections of notated music.
More specifically our aim is to address the following three fundamental
issues in music retrieval:
   * To extract perceptually and cognitively relevant musical features.
   * To develop efficient algorithms to match those features.
   * To design a relevance feedback mechanism for music retrieval.

For a longer project description see the project webpage.

We ask:
   * MSc in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, or any
     other relevant discipline.
   * Proven affection with, and knowledge of, music.

More information about salary and how to apply can be found at
Closing date: February 28, 2007

The project is part of the project MultimediaN,